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Lafont, Bernadette

Overview
Works: 280 works in 617 publications in 2 languages and 3,459 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Costume designer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Bernadette Lafont
Publications by Bernadette Lafont
Publications by Bernadette Lafont, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bernadette Lafont
 
Most widely held works by Bernadette Lafont
Broken English by Zoe Cassavetes( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love
Le beau Serge by Claude Chabrol( visu )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in French and held by 368 libraries worldwide
François revient, après dix ans d'absence, dans la bourgade creusoise où il a grandi. Il y retrouve Serge, un ami d'enfance. Celui-ci a renoncé à toute ambition et s'adonne à la boisson. Il a épousé Yvonne, mais il tourne autour de Marie, sa belle-soeur, considérée comme la garce du village. Une succession d'événements dramatiques et l'amitié de François vont ouvrir les yeux de Serge sur son ignominie
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol( visu )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her
I do Prete-moi ta main ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Luis is happily single, enjoys his job, and is pampered by his mother and sisters. All that changes when his family decides he should get married. Luis hatches a plot to avoid their plans: he'll hire the "perfect" woman to stand him up at the altar.v
Waiting for the moon ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
An engrossing and fascinating exploration of the complex relationship of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas
Two short films by François Truffaut Les Mistons ; Antoine & Colette ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in French and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The mischief makers in Les mistons, are five boys who spend a summer pursuing and harassing a young couple in love
Inspecteur Lavardin by Claude Chabrol( visu )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Inspecteur Lavardin arrives at a cozy, seaside village to investigate the bizarre murder of an eminent Catholic author. The usually cool sleuth is shaken when he discovers that the victim's widow is none other than his old flame
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( visu )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in French and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Les débuts de la vie d'Antoine Doinel, célèbre personnage de François Truffaut. A douze ans, Antoine découvre le monde et ses parents. Une triste découverte qui provoque sa fugue et son internement dans une maison de redressement dont il s'évade
La maman et la putain The mother and the whore ( visu )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in French and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Story of the obsessive sexual relationship between an intellectual, his lover, and a kinky nurse. Explores the cultural phenomenon of sex without love
À double tour by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A vintner brazenly carries on an affair with his beautiful neighbor right under the nose of his bitter wife. His daughter has herself caught the eye of a Hungarian ne'er do well, while his voyeur son begins to take liberties with his father's mistress. As family passions ripen, the stage is set for tragedy
Masques by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in French and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Roland Wolf is writing a book on the life of TV game show personality Christian Legagneur - or is he? He spends a weekend doing research for his project, in which he meets Legagneur's oddball friends and his juvenile charge who suffers from a mysterious ailment. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as Roland searches for the answers to his "research."
Généalogies d'un crime Genealogies of a crime ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Based on the case of Hermine van Hug, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five and who labeled her nephew a murderer before he reached adolescence. The nephew proved her right by strangling her
L'effrontee by Claude Miller( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned teenager realizes the joys and sorrows of adolescence after becoming enamored with a sophisticated young pianist visiting her town
Le révélateur by Philippe Garrel( visu )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Experimental film made by Philippe Garrel of the Zanzibar film group
Le beau serge Handsome Serge ( visu )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in French and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A young theology student returns to his native Creuse and tries to redeem his old friend who has become a drunkard
Dingo ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris -- imdb.com
Les mistons The brats = [The mischief makers] ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The mischief makers in Les mistons are five boys who spend a summer pursuing and harassing a young couple in love. Antoine et Colette is the second installment of the "Antoine Doinel" series, in which the young man at 18 falls in love with an older student who doesn't return his feeling
A Very curious girl ( visu )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A beautiful peasant girl is known intimately by most of the men in her village. Tired of enduring the physical abuse and the sexual exploitation for free, she starts to charge a fee for her services. Suddenly she has more power than she ever dreamed of
La Fiancée du cinéma by Bernadette Lafont( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
I do how to get married and stay single ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A man tries to hold on to his bachelor lifestyle by getting engaged
 
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Alternative Names
Laffont, Bernadette
Lafont, Bernardette
Lafont, Bernardette 1938-2013
Languages
French (141)
English (9)
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